Module 5: Resources

Learning Outcomes

Effective reference work requires knowledge of resources.

Some reference work requires locating quick facts in dictionaries or encyclopedias, while some needs more complete explanations. Many of these searches require consulting a variety of resources, including both physical and electronic.

Module 5 focuses on the knowledge of resources. In this module, you will learn:

  • How and why to examine reference resources in your collection
  • What resources are considered essential
  • What resources are available on the web
  • Why knowing about the Dewey Decimal Classification makes finding resources easier



Module 5: Resources